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'Too Short to be a Gunner' Book Launch

12:00 - 15:00
Join author John Richard Green for the launch of Too Short to be a Gunner at the Knatchbull Arms, Stoke St Michael, Somerset.


Talk about the English Civil War with Chris Richardson

14:00 - 16:00
David Ebsworth talks with Chris Richardson about the English Civil War. Venue: Mechanics Institute, Nottingham.


Writing & Self-Publishing Open Day

16:00 - 19:30
Our second open day and a chance to immerse yourself in the world of writing and self-publishing. Guest speakers.


Writing & Publishing Support Networks

18:00 - 19:30
Speakers Dr Alison Baverstock and Orna Ross, founder of The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).

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A Faery Tale Book Trailer

Publishing Assistant Emily Heming reports from 'on set' with Overlook Films and author Melanie J Firth.

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SilverWood Author Signs for Icelandic Edition

Read about author Edward Hancox's recent foreign rights success in Iceland.

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Writing & Self-Publishing Open Day 2

A second chance to spend a few hours immersed in the world of writing and self-publishing. Meet the industry experts at Foyles Cabot Circus.

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Coming Soon...

Too Short to be a Gunner by John Richard Green

The memoirs of a soldier who fought in World War One.

Aftermath by Jenny Martin

A collection of poems and short stories to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War on 4th August 1914.

A Life of Perception by Brian Wileman

An unusual and interesting memoir which explores the author's philosophical musings.

Girls Not Allowed by Andy Lewis

A History of Bedminster Down Boys' Club.

America Made Me by Shaun Ivory

Part 1: War and Peace takes us to the start of the American Civil War.

The Exhibit by Michael Brown

A collection of poems that draws its energy from the light and dark of everyday life.

Sarah in the City of Moon by Fida and Dalia Qutob

A talking picture book about a young girl called Sarah and her adventure in Jerusalem.

The Siege and Other Award Winning Stories by Esther Newton

A collection of award winning short stories about love, loss and hope.

Axiales: aux envers des miroirs by Anne-Lise Brugger Grataloup

A collection of verse in French and English.

Between the Shadow and the Soul by Marguerite Valentine

A psychological thriller by Marguerite Valentine.

Out of Darkness by Jane Gill-Wilson

A new collection of poetry from the author of 'Raw Emotion'.

Happier People, Healthier Planet by Teresa Belton

How putting wellbeing first would help sustain life on Earth

Johari's Window by Susan Davies

A memoir of a modern day Scheherazade filled with love, loss and the journey for self-discovery.

The Indelible Stain by Wendy Percival

The second book in the Esme Quentin series, unravelling mysteries from the past...

A Goth Fairy by Jo Allmond and Jess Hiles

A fairy with a broken wing may be different on the outside…but it's the inside that counts.

The Virgin Pensive by Andre Etoundi

A new collection of thought-provoking poetry.

Brilliant Trees by Jan Andre Kallestad

Selected Poems - translated by Lisa Wodtke.

Light the Way by Richard Brake

Insight from the next world.

Fateful Gift by Colin Kay

This is a story of murder, love and betrayal set in the borderland where the psychological and the paranormal meet.

Getting A Life by Thomas Saunders

The memoirs of a city architect whose life was moulded by travel, adventure, difficulties and eventually love.

Gang Rivalry by Peter St John

The sixth in the 'Gang' series, set in the war-torn world of the 1940s.

The Embroiderer by Kathryn Gauci

A beautifully written novel spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, set against the backdrop of the Greek War of Independence.

The Trouble with Sophie Gresham by Enver Carim

A story of conflicted love against the background of major advances in molecular medicine.

Bracknell by Terry Clark

A brief history of this much loved town situated within the Great Windsor Forest.

The Owl and The Earl by Paul Smith

An exciting and amusing novel set in the world of country sports.

A Place of Safety by Jill Treseder

Wither Thou Goest by Anna Belfrage

Book 7 of The Graham Saga timeslip series.

Inspeximus by Ruth Snell

Poetry from the manors of The Roborough Hundred.

Brearley's Encore by Derek Taylor

The first in a new suspense series by the author of 10 Black Horse Westerns (Robert Hale).

Food Waste Philosophy by Shane Jordan

A vegetarian chef with an original cooking style and unusual recipes.

Not Just A Crown of Thorns by Robert O Russell

Poems from the heart by the author of 'The Right Way'.

To Catch a Falling Star by Anna Belfrage

Book 8 of popular The Graham Saga timeslip series.

Kritsotopoula by Yvonne Payne

An historical adventure based on the true story of Rodanthe – the Girl of Kritsa.

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